Angels ready for new ace to emerge
Scioscia to feature veteran rotation loaded with potential
Lead dog John Lackey has taken his bark and the bite on his big curveball to Boston, enriched by a five-year, $82.5 million free-agent contract.The Angels hated to see him go, but they will forge on with a quality rotation that finds its strength in numbers.
Lyle Spencer is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.